Further road widening work on the lower Otago Peninsula road
can now begin after consents were granted for the next stages
of the project.
usually photographs insects but turned to flowers because
''they don't run so fast''.
A former New Zealand chief police officer is now a top
adviser to the Government on intelligence and security.
road conditions which made driving and walking in Dunedin
treacherous in many places yesterday were re-emerging last
Farmers and transporters moving stock in coming weeks are
being warned to ensure they do not spill effluent on the
Taieri's roads and to clean equipment before the move.
Power is back on at a couple of Dunedin sports venues hosting
matches after a brief outage this evening.
The plight of New Zealand's endangered Maui's dolphins has
again been highlighted at an international level, this time
by global conservation agency WWF.
While results from tissue samples from stranded whales on
Otago's coast this summer are still to come in, it is
unlikely they will shed any further light on the cause of the
whales' deaths, the Department of Conservation says.
A new-look Otago Conservation Board - heavy with tourism and
business representatives - has been appointed.
Vehicle access to a track leading from Warrington to Blueskin
Bay should continue to be controlled, the Waikouaiti Coast
Community Board has decided.
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